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In a small cozy room overlooking the intersection of 5th Street and Bowery was the work of our lone San Francisco entrant, the ceramicist and blogger extraordinaire Ian McDonald. "The works in the show," he says, "were thrown at the potters wheel using different stoneware clays that are mixed together before being used on the wheel. They were then hung from small handmade ceramic buttons on the wall. I was thinking of the wall as the floor, so the pottery hangs and sits flat to the wall as if it were on a table surface."